One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
attributive (chiefly of man-made fabrics) requiring little effort to wash and dry, and typically no ironing.
- ‘Innovations in colour, easy-care fabrics, and updated styling have brought khakis into every man's wardrobe.’
- ‘In the wool area, the company focused on research and development achievements, and featured easy-care, machine-washable wools.’
- ‘Customers are responding very favorably to the hand of the fabric as well as the easy-care properties.’
- ‘‘Denim is an easy-care, durable fabric that is comfortable to wear,’ she says.’
- ‘He was interested in knowing how much I move about while sleeping, in order to make an informed decision on easy-care or Egyptian percale bed linen.’
- ‘Littlewoods do some nice ones in easy-care fabric, I believe.’
- ‘The 100% polyester sueded microfiber shell has the look and feel of suede with easy-care appeal.’
- ‘Rayon blended with polyester makes some wonderful easy-care fabrics.’
- ‘The back-to-school collection is no exception with easy-care blouses from £2.49 and A-line skirts at £6.’
- ‘While working at the Department of Agriculture, she developed the easy-care cotton process which resulted in a wrinkle-free fabric.’
- ‘The main line of the magazines was to promote electric appliances, detergents, and easy-care fabrics as agents that freed women for creative activities at home.’
- ‘In the formal area, pure cotton, easy-care, no-iron shirtings were highlighted in classic small checks of all kinds as well as stripes.’
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